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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Jun 05 2018

Peugeot to start Nigeria assembly plant by Q1 -local partner

LAGOS, June 5 PSA Peugeot Citroen plans to start assembling cars in Nigeria by first quarter of 2019, via a joint venture with Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote and five state governments, one of the local partners told Reuters.

Jun 01 2018

Barclays Africa to join Nigeria bourse in July as broker

(This version of the May 31 story corrects to clarify that Absa is joining Nigerian stock exchange as a broker, not as a listed entity)

May 31 2018

Barclays Africa to join Nigeria's bourse in July -head of markets

LAGOS, May 31 Barclays Africa plans to join the Nigerian Stock Exchange in July and is exploring opportunities in three other African countries, in a move to create access for foreign investors looking to tap into markets on the continent.

May 08 2018

Nigerian rights group files suit to revoke Malabu oilfield license

LAGOS, May 8 A Nigerian civil rights group launched a legal case on Tuesday aimed at forcing the government to revoke a disputed 2011 oilfield deal at the centre of a string of international corruption investigations.

May 02 2018

Forte Oil to sell some Nigerian assets, pull out of Ghana

LAGOS Nigerian energy firm Forte Oil said it plans to sell its upstream services and power businesses in Nigeria and divest from Ghana to focus on its core fuel distribution operation at home.

May 02 2018

Nigeria's central bank to remove bank executives if accounts too late

LAGOS, May 2 Nigeria's central bank plans to introduce regulations that will enable it to remove bank executives if they fail to publish audited annual accounts during the following 12 months, it said.

Apr 11 2018

Nigerian regulator lifts suspension of shares in oil company Oando

LAGOS Nigeria's stock exchange lifted a suspension on trading in shares in oil company Oando on Wednesday, following a directive from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the stock exchange said.

Apr 09 2018

Impairments push Lafarge Africa to 2017 loss, shares sink

LAGOS A 33 billion naira ($105 million) writedown on Lafarge Africa's operations in South Africa and Nigeria pushed the cement firm to a wider loss in 2017 than the previous year, sending its shares sharply lower.

Apr 09 2018

Nigerian oil firm Neconde mounts arbitration case against Shell

LAGOS Nigerian energy company Neconde has launched an arbitration case against Royal Dutch Shell, the West African firm's chief executive said, alleging the oil major continued to lift crude and failed to remit funds after a lease had been sold.

Mar 22 2018

Nigeria needs to boost social spending to sustain growth - Gates

ABUJA Nigeria needs to boost investment in social infrastructure to lift its population out of poverty and achieve a higher income status, billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates told Reuters on Thursday.


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